I have an orange tabby named Kyo, he is aproximately one and a half years young. I came back from picking up my wife from work and when I was looking for the relish for our hot dogs we were making here at home I found Kyo in the cupboard underneath the microwave. I didn't think much of it cause he used to go down there just to sleep, so I figured he was just rediscovering his old sleeping spot since he tends to change his napping spots every now and again. When he came out while I was finishing dressing the buns he moved very slowly, now he has a natural slow sort of alpha strut, but this was really drawn out, like every step was forced. I picked him up and he cried/whined a lot, he'll normally only whine if I try taking him to the bathroom but he whined every few seconds I was walking around with him.
He only moves to try and walk off and hide, he's not wobbling but he's very slow. Out of the several times I put him in the litter box he pooped once and then it was only a very small pile. He makes these odd sort of shudders that start in his abdominal area and work up his body until the motion reaches his head at which point he gives a sort of sharp, high pitched exhale, it is not a gasp, of this I'm sure, I put my ear to his muzzle several times, there was no sucking noise with the breath.
We have some theories but I won't say them till I've had a few good responses so that I don't color anyone's judgment.
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